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The .22 Long Rifle rimfire cartridge (5.6×15mmR - metric designation) is a long established variety of ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common in the world today. The cartridge is often referred to simply as .22 LR and various rifles, pistols, revolvers, and even some smoothbore shotguns have been manufactured in this caliber.

The .22 Long Rifle rimfire cartridge (5.6×15mmR - metric designation) is a long established variety of ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common in the world today. The cartridge is often referred to simply as .22 LR and various rifles, pistols, revolvers, and even some smoothbore shotguns have been manufactured in this caliber.

The cartridge originated from the Flobert BB Cap of 1845 through the .22 Smith & Wesson cartridge of 1857, and was developed by the American firearms manufacturer J. Stevens Arms & Tool Company in 1887 by combining the casing of the .22 Long with the 40-grain (2.6 g) bullet of the .22 Extra Long. For many decades, it has been a very popular cartridge around the world.

Virtually every manufacturer of cartridge firearms makes at least one model chambering it, and this has been true for more than a century. The .22 Long Rifle and related cartridges (.22 Short, .22 Long and .22 Extra Long) use a heeled bullet, which means that the bullet is the same diameter as the case, and has a narrower "heel" portion that fits in the case.

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Parent case: .22 Long
Case type: Rimmed, Straight
Bullet diameter: .222 in (5.6 mm)
Neck diameter: .226 in (5.7 mm)
Base diameter: .226 in (5.7 mm)
Rim diameter: .278 in (7.1 mm)
Rim thickness: .043 in (1.1 mm)
Case length: .613 in (15.6 mm)
Overall length: 1.000 in (25.4 mm)
Rifling twist: 1–16"
Primer type: Rimfire

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Umarex HK MP5 22LR Rifle Ammo

Hi guys, I just pickup to a 22LR. I'm not quite sure which ammo to buy. So far these are the only 2 type of ammo I'm able to find.

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4 Comments
2024/06/30
13:27 UTC

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New CZ457 scope mounting question...

Got my CZ457 coming in soon and plan on mounting either a BMP 6-24x50 or Vortex DB Tactical 6-24x50 and want to use 30mm Warne 513m rings...Most likely shooting 100-200yds as that's what my local range is, but some ranges within a longer drive can go further.

Question... should I get a 419 15MOA or 30MOA rail? Also, which scope? I don't want to shell out for a BMP ED right now.

Edit - Should say I got a Pro Varmint 16" from a gundeals post

10 Comments
2024/06/30
11:02 UTC

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Volquartsen summit straight pull 10/22 compatibility

I can’t seem to find an answer for this. Is it compatible with all 10/22 parts?

I want to do a build with an Enoch chassis and an 8” barrel, but just wanted to make sure it would be compatible.

Thanks!

3 Comments
2024/06/30
02:36 UTC

15

Loving my new takedown

5 Comments
2024/06/30
00:39 UTC

7

CZ 457 Pro Varmit - $579 + $20 Shipping

I have been a long time lurker and just saw this come in, I hope anyone else who has been looking gets a chance to snag one of these :) I can finally start my CZ addiction.

https://gunprime.com/products/cz-usa-457-pro-varmint-22-lr-sr-16-threaded-barrel-02359

3 Comments
2024/06/29
22:45 UTC

9

Walter P22

Has anyone else here ordered a 3.3lb recoil spring and doesn’t fit in the P22? Cuz that’s the problem I am currently having.

4 Comments
2024/06/29
19:00 UTC

1

Mossberg 51M Flatback disassembly help?

My dad gave me this rifle for my birthday a while ago, and I've been pretty unsuccessful at finding information aside from some unrelated forum posts. This is my first gun, and I'm hesitant to start unscrewing things without understanding how it works. I'm not sure if the mainspring cap/breach plug should be unscrewed, but mine seems to have stuck threads so I'm trying to figure that out without damaging the thing.

Any advice or links to a guide to disassembly would be much appreciated.

2 Comments
2024/06/29
18:53 UTC

87

Finally got a CZ 457

After searching for about a year, finally found one. CZ 457 Pro Varmint SR, Added a Bushnell Match Pro 6-24x50, and a cheap bipod for now. Was hoping to get to the range today, but thunderstorms in the forecast...

28 Comments
2024/06/29
15:00 UTC

6

Rossi 8122 question

3 Comments
2024/06/29
13:46 UTC

6

Ammo Question

What is the best 22lr for home/self defense for my rifle? Thanks

8 Comments
2024/06/28
19:51 UTC

10

Best lost hiker survival gun

As you may guess from the title I like to hike. And I like to go off trail. I carry medical and survival gear. I’m no expert survivalist by any means, but I try to be knowledgeable.

I carry a 10mm in case I run into anything aggressive. However I always figured I should have a .22 in my pack for harvesting small animals. I have .22s, but my rifles aren’t backpack friendly and not sure if my pistols would cut it. So what would everyone recommend?

74 Comments
2024/06/28
18:28 UTC

37

Just got my hands on the Rio Bravo

Bretty good quality for the price.

7 Comments
2024/06/28
17:52 UTC

36

My .22 lr revolvers

Top to bottom. S&W K17 S&W Model 63 with 4” barrel Colt King Cobra with ebony grips

5 Comments
2024/06/28
16:04 UTC

54

My semiautomatic .22 pistols

17 Comments
2024/06/27
22:08 UTC

11

Solid steel semi-auto rifle.

Hello, I'm considering to buy my first .22 rifle. Had a look to some models... M&P 15-22, umarex MP5, but all had the "plastic" feeling of an airsoft replica. Can you please advise me on some models that have the feeling of a higher caliber firearm?? Has to be a semi-auto with threaded muzzle (possibly 1/2x28) thanks!

12 Comments
2024/06/27
21:06 UTC

0

Low profile scopes for a browning bl-22?

I'm trying to find a small scope for my levergun that won't make it look ridiculous. My eyesight isn't as good as it used to be and I have trouble with the irons.

4 Comments
2024/06/27
20:52 UTC

56

Help! My pistol is broken

When I pull the trigger it still fires but doesn’t make any noise. Anyone know what could be going on? How do I turn off mute?

45 Comments
2024/06/27
18:34 UTC

13

Rate my "First" gun

My .22lr (JGA) rifle from the 1930s.

I was bored so i tried to "repair" my grandpas old rifle.

I didn't test fire it yet, so please don't ask if it works.

Also don't do this stuff at Home/yourself.

15 Comments
2024/06/27
15:31 UTC

0

Any Drum magazines that fit CZ457...?

I have plenty of standard 5 & 10rd but just wondering if anyone knows if there are any compatible drum mags around?

13 Comments
2024/06/27
14:24 UTC

2

22 suppressed through Obsidian 9

I don’t want to invest in a 22 can just yet, and so I was considering shooting my TX22 through my O9. Aside from the fixed barrel spacer, anything else I need to do or be aware of? Or is this just a terrible move?

24 Comments
2024/06/27
14:14 UTC

1

Brno 2E scope mount?

Does the 2E take the same scope mount as the CZ452? If not the case, does anyone know which mount will fit a 2E?

3 Comments
2024/06/27
13:06 UTC

7

What brands of 22LR subsonic would cycle reliability in a semiautomatic?

What brands of 22LR subsonic would cycle reliability in a semiautomatic with a suppresor?

22 Comments
2024/06/27
06:46 UTC

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